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Jump rope demo

%CODE1%Most of us were exposed to the jump rope at the playground as kids. For those who haven’t already noticed, it’s followed us to the gym as adults. Whether we know the jump rope...
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Health & safety outdoors

Summer is here. That means more fun activities outside! According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there are many ways to stay healthy while enjoying the great outdoors: Apply sunscreen with an SPF...
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The five elements of fitness

Rate this article and enter to winThough physical activity sometimes falls to the sidelines in college, staying fit while a student is essential to overall health. Exercise helps reduce stress, clear the mind, and...
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A no-sweat guide to the most popular workouts

Rate this article and enter to winThe benefits of exercise are boundless, even if your capacity to actually fit a workout into your schedule has limits. But carving out a balance between the gym...
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Namaste the stress away

%CODE1%Standing upright, extend your arms over your head then bring them down, inhaling as you extend, exhaling as you bring them down. On the third extension, bring your hands all the way down to...
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Your vaccination guide: Which ones you need, what they do, and where to get...

Rate this article and enter to winIn college, more than just your class schedule and study habits shift—for many students, college is a time to start taking control of your own health care. Instead...
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Heart Rate Zone Training

%CODE1% Directions Consider four heart rate zones of exertion: Zone Zero: resting heart rate Zone One: 125 beats per minute (bpm) Zone Two: 125-160 bpm Zone Three: 160-190 bpm To...
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Yoga on blocks

%CODE1%If you are looking for a new activity and want to give yoga a try, it can feel quite intimidating to take a class for the first time. However, because yoga has become more...
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Getting past “gymtimidation”

%CODE1%The gym is an intimidating place for many of us, but it doesn’t have to be. One reason why we find the gym intimidating is strength training equipment. Knowing how to use this equipment...
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Advanced sequence

%CODE1%This video accompanying this stretching routine shows examples of various stretches that are beneficial to an athlete or person in training. This is particularly useful for those who regularly engage in intense physical activities...